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What is Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol?

What is Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol?

  • Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol: Ethylene Glycol is a chemical used mainly in antifreeze, coolants and as a solvent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure. Symptoms tend to occur in three phases: the first 12 hours involves inebriation, seizuresand brain swelling; the second and third day involves deterioration of lung and heart function and the third stage involves kidney damage and possibly failure. Death can occur during any of the stages.

Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol: Introduction

Types of Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol:

Broader types of Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol:

How serious is Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol?

Prognosis of Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol: Prognosis varies depending on the type and degree of exposure. Prognosis can be improved by prompt treatment.
Complications of Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol: see complications of Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol

What causes Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol?

Causes of Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol: see causes of Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol

What are the symptoms of Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol?

Symptoms of Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol: see symptoms of Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol

Complications of Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol: see complications of Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol

Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol: Toxicologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol.
Treatments for Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol: see treatments for Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol

Name and Aliases of Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol

Main name of condition: Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol

Other names or spellings for Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol:

Ethylene Glycol poisoning, Ethylene Glycol overdose, Ethylene Glycol exposure, Ethylene alcohol exposure, Ethylene dihydrate exposure, Glycol alcohol exposure, Antifreeze exposure, Coolant exposure

 

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